CHRISTIAN COTA, DESIGNER AND ARTIST OF FASHION IS THE INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN COLOMBIAMODA 2012
In partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Inexmoda Christian Cota, a Mexican Designer and Artist will be the international guest in Colombiamoda 2012, fashion week. The woman Cota sees is modern, sophisticated who appreciate the luxury and fashion conscious. It is also very liberated, glamorous and adventurous.
He was nominated in July 2010, as a finalist in the Fund CFDA / Vogue Fashion, which led him to participate in the 2nd class of the CFDA Fashion Incubator, a program of support to enhance his brand with the guidance of the principal leaders of fashion and businesses, as well as access to the fashion industry related training courses and networking opportunities.
He has participated twice a year in New York Fashion Week, against the best editors and a group of the most influential leaders of fashion such as the editor in chief of the American version of Vogue, Anna Wintour as well as stylists and bloggers across the United States and the world.
“The participation of Cota in Colombiamoda 2012, thanks to the alliance between the CFDA and Inexmoda as a demonstration of the Institute aims to support new talent in the fashion world " Said Carlos Eduardo Botero Hoyos, Inexmoda’s CEO.
Born in Mexico City, designer Christian Cota, is known for dressing celebrities and models like Jessica Biel for Comicon, Lady Gaga for the benefit of Robin Hood 2011; Selena Gomez for Teen Choice Awards and the ESPY Awards, Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, among others. Continuing his success, this year is the international guest Colombiamoda 2012 Fashion Week which takes place in Colombia from 24 to 26 July in Plaza Mayor Medellin. Presents his collection, a true sign of his passion for painting, fashion and culture of their country in ethnic prints and fabrics mixed with luxury silk panels.
His world of fashion began in childhood. Cota grew up with three of his favorite muses: grandmother, mother and sister who were the major influences of style and glamor. "My dress and my demeanor was always an education in elegance. I have pictures of children doing costumes, was and is my passion, always associated with art, "the creative. During his youth, won first place in the competition for "paint your Levi's jeans." Years later he moved to Paris to study painting, and was well as during their artistic experiences in the European capital, is led to the understanding and the desire to embark on a career in fashion.
Then he enrolled in the BFA program at Parsons The New School for Design and graduated in 2005 with a BA in Fashion Design. From the perspective of a painter, you see the textures, light and imagines how the movement of the material reads almost as if they were painting. In 2007, he founded what is now-eponymous brand for women. In 2009 he won the Rising Star Award from Fashion Group International. As we said before in July 2010, was nominated as a finalist in the Fund CFDA / Vogue Fashion, which led him to participate in the 2nd class of the CFDA Fashion Incubator, a program of support to enhance your brand with the guidance of senior leaders fashion and business, as well as access to the fashion industry related training courses and networking opportunities.
Based on the story of an American girl in love with Mexican culture in the midst of a romantic and mysterious world, the collection for Colombiamoda 2012 is inspired by the craft traditions of the Aztec country roots, transformed into genuine pieces as works of art, composed of handmade embroidery and a wide variety of luxurious textures.
The woman you sees Cota is modern, sophisticated women who appreciate the luxury and fashion conscious. It is also very liberated, glamorous and adventurous. Therefore, Cota designs have been well received by celebrities and famous models around the world. Christian Cota expects its designs have a strong presence in the U.S. and South America soon.